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What Are Antioxidants and What Do They Do?

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What Are Antioxidants and What Do They Do?

In this blog, we will discuss a group of substances known as "antioxidants," and help you understand why many scientists promote a link between antioxidants and staying youthful and healthy. Secondly, we will try to show you why you may need a wide variety of antioxidants from wholefood sources to accomplish this goal, as opposed to taking mega doses – in synthetic supplement form – of only one or two. Antioxidants are molecules that help prevent the oxidation of other molecules. But what is oxidation? Oxidation is the process by which something reacts with oxygen. Now of course, oxygen is vital for...

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